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    Semira’s story
    Semira, a refugee from Eritrea, was so happy when she was granted refugee status. She didn't realise she would be…
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    Ferroudja’s home from home at Just Bread
    Just Bread helped Ferroudja to find a job as a baker - and some new friends
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    Maluko’s story
    “Building Bridges changed my life. I belong to something. I feel good in this country.”
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    Anwar’s story
    “I can’t believe I am entering the hospital as a working doctor. In my pizza delivery days it looked like a…
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    Sam’s story
    When he just was 12, the war in Syria turned Sam's life upside down and made continuing his education impossible.…
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    Negar – our star of Starbucks
    In just four weeks of on-the-job training, Negar became a Starbucks Barista. Her ambition is to become a full-time accountant…
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    Hisam’s story
    Hisam waited three years to be recognised as a refugee - surviving on just £36 a week. When he became…
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    Nawar’s story: a new baby, a new start
    Nawar's experiences of abuse left her seriously traumatised. We found a safe place for her and her daughter to recover.
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    Munir’s story
    After feeling oppression in Sudan, Munir finally gained refugee status - only to end up destitute when he lost his…
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    Zoya’s story
    Here at the Refugee Council, we are constantly overwhelmed by the resilience of the people who have chosen to leave…